Volkswagen has record January on strong China sales

Sales in China, the company’s single biggest market ... move past its 2015 scandal over diesels rigged to cheat on emissions tests. The core Volkswagen brand saw a 7 per cent global increase, while luxury division Audi sold 20 per cent more cars. ( read original story ...)

China Launches Luxury Brand Appraisal Center to Tackle Fakes

China is the world’s largest luxury market, and one where fakes are still rampant. It’s a huge problem not only for brands, but also for Chinese shoppers willing to pay for the real thing who are plagued by doubts that their purchases may not be genuine. ( read original story ...)

China warns it may retaliate if US imposes metal tariffs

India's steel industry, which vies with Japan as the world's No. 2 after China, probably won't be hurt, according to K. K. Pahuja, president of the Indian Stainless Steel Development Association, in a report in the Business Standard. Stainless steel "is ... ( read original story ...)